Rep. Issa throws his support behind Rubio

By NICK GASS | Rep. Darrell Issa threw his support behind Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, hailing his fellow lawmaker as someone who has “been fighting the same fights” on the campaign trail as he has done in Congress. “Marco Rubio really is an exciting candidate, and I’m pleased to be […]

Obamacare’s Viability On the Line as UnitedHealth Threatens Exit

By Margaret Talev | If too many big health insurers follow UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s lead and sour on Obamacare, the industry may finish the job Republicans began five years ago: crippling President Barack Obama’s signature domestic accomplishment. UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. insurer by market value, said Thursday that it expects to lose as much as $500 […]

Senators aim to protect consumers who post negative reviews online

By David McCabe | A Senate panel approved legislation Wednesday that would limit the ability of businesses to retaliate against customers who leave negative reviews online. The bill cracks down on so-called gag clauses that businesses can place in their terms of service that allow them to take legal action against customers who post negative Internet reviews. […]

The history and meaning of Veterans Day

By Christian P. Milord | At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Armistice – truce – was signed by the Allies and Germany, thus halting the carnage of World War I. The official end of the war was declared by the Treaty of Versailles in June 1919. […]

Obama Rejects Construction of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

By Coral Davenport | WASHINGTON — President Obama on Friday announced that he had rejected the request from a Canadian company to build theKeystone XL oil pipeline, ending a seven-year review that had become a flash point in the debate over his climate policies. Mr. Obama’s denial of the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline, which would have carried 800,000 barrels a day […]

RNC asks IRS to audit Clinton charity’s finances

By Fox News | The Republican National Committee asked the IRS Tuesday to audit the finances of one of the Clinton family’s charities following its refusal to re-file tax forms even after acknowledging errors in reporting donations from foreign governments. Reuters reported that the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) said this week that it had […]

President Obama Is ‘Mr. $20 Trillion’

by Chriss W. Street | With the signing of the Congressional budget deal on November 2 and sale of at least another $1.5 trillion in Treasury debt before he leaves office, President Obama will have earned title: “Mr. $20 Trillion…” …Obama led the greatest debt expansion in history as the United States debt rose over 25 percent in […]